Tabun man

Ta·​bun man | \ täˈbün- \

Definition of Tabun man

: a fundamentally Neanderthaloid strain of Palestine man known from a female skeleton and a large male mandible with well-developed chin

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History and Etymology for Tabun man

from Tabun, cave at the mouth of the Wadi Mughara on the slopes of Mt. Carmel in northern Israel, where the remains were found

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“Tabun man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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